10 Interesting Facts About Łódź

Facts About Łódź

Facts About Łódź

  1. Łódź first appears in the written record in a 1332 document giving the village of Łodzia to the bishops of Włocławek.
  2. In 1423 King Władysław II Jagiełło officially granted city rights to the village of Łódź.
  3. Łódź was Poland’s second-largest city until 2007, when it lost its position to Kraków.
  4. Lodz was known as the ‘Manchester of Poland’ because of the booming textile industry of the 1900s.
  5. Establish in 1892, The Jewish cemetery at the Bracka Street in Łódź, one of the largest in Europe.
  6. Łódź was briefly renamed to Litzmannstadt in honour of Karl Litzmann.
  7. Piotrkowska Street in Lodz, at 5km ling, is the longest street in Poland.
  8. Łódź is the third-largest city in Poland and a former industrial centre, located in the central part of the country.
  9. Manufaktura in Lodz is the name of the largest shopping centre in Poland.
  10. In 2017, Łódź was inducted into the UNESCO Creative Cities Network and named UNESCO City of Film.
Facts About Łódź
Facts About Łódź